For Immediate Release
Further Information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958
March 22, 2012 – Ang Li, an internationally-acclaimed piano virtuoso, will present the works of Haydn, Chopin and Brahms during a free solo concert at7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center at King’s College.
Li was ranked among the top 30 pianists in the world by the 2009 Cliburn Competition. She has performed in numerous national and international venues, including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, National Arts Center in Ottawa, and National Center for the Performing Arts in China. She performed at Carnegie Hall in December.
At age six, Li had her first live performance at the Beijing ConcertHall. She made her orchestral debut at age 13 with The Little Orchestra Society of New York at Avery Fisher Hall. She also performed with the Beijing Symphony Orchestra in 2008.
Li ‘s recitals have been broadcast on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, WQXR-NY, and China Central Television. In 2008, she released aself-titled album, featuring works by Wagner-Liszt, Haydn, Chopin, and Chinese Folk Songs “Kang Ding Love Song,” arranged by Chu Wanghua and “Liu Yang River,” arranged by Wang Jianzhong.
Li earned a bachelor’s degree from The Curtis Institute of Music, a master’s degree from Juilliard School in New York, and an artist diploma from Texas Christian University.
The J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center is located on the corner of North Franklin and West Jackson streets. The performance is a part of the “Experiencing the Arts” series at King’s College. For more information, contact Robert Yenkowski at (570) 208-6044 or e-mail RobertYenkowski@kings.edu.
Pianist Ang Li will perform a free concert on Thursday, April 12, in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center at King’s College
King’s College is a Catholic College sponsored by the Congregation of Holy Cross.